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Rally honouring Yasser Arafat ends in bloodsh -

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TONY JONES: Hamas has rounded up scores of supporters of the rival faction Fatah following a rally
yesterday honouring the late Yasser Arafat which ended in bloodshed. Hundreds of thousands of
people came out to mark the third anniversary of the Palestinian leader's death.

But security forces from the Hamas faction, which controls Gaza, opened fire on the crowd, killing
seven people and injuring more than a hundred.

TRANSLATED: Suddenly Hamas executive forces attacked people taking part in the rally. Of course, as
you know, it was simply shooting by snipers. There was an intention to kill.

TONY JONES: Rally organisers said the shooting was unprovoked although Hamas accused some of the
protesters of throwing stones at the police.